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Splitgate: Arena Warfare has me thinking with portals

Splitgate, an arena shooter with portals, first jumped onto my radar when I stopped by the booth at PAX East just last month. My initial reaction was pure astonishment that nobody had done this yet. Surely someone started working ...

 
 
 
 
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Trine 4 seems to be on the right path

Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power is notorious for a few things. The first is that it radically changed the gameplay style from its predecessors, segmenting the fan base in the process. The other is that the relative failure of the game nearl...

 
 
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I'm not really feeling Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

It's hard to believe that the metroidvania genre nearly died a decade ago. With Konami and Nintendo basically moving on from the likes of Castlevania and Metroid, it fell on indie developers to continue the legacies that those series starte...

 
 
 
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Dangerous Driving may finally resurrect Burnout

The once proud Burnout series is not likely to make a comeback anytime soon. EA may have released a remastered version of Burnout Paradise last year, but arcade racers seem to have fallen out of style with the general public. That's a real ...

 
 
 
 
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The spirit of LucasArts lives on with 3 Minutes to Midnight

The point-and-click adventure genre has slowly been coming back into prominence over the last console generation. Starting with revivals of old LucasArts games from Telltale, the legendary Secret of Monkey Island got an HD port in 2009 and ...

 
 
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Manage your own interstellar gas station in Cosmo's Quickstop

Cosmo's Quickstop was certainly one of the more manic games I played on the PAX East floor, and in a good way. As the newest employee of an interstellar gas station, my job was to multi-task across customer needs including pumping spaceship...

 
 
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Nurture your own bird in Falcon Age

I've been following Falcon Age for some time ever since its bird GIFs on Twitter started making the rounds, boasting an adorable baby bird bouncing around and wearing miniature hats atop a gloved hand. I was certainly not disappointed ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Rage 2 seems like a by-the-numbers open-world affair

id Software's Rage was a bit of a mixed bag back when it released nearly a decade ago. Trying its damnedest to combine a bunch of different genres together, it felt nothing like id's back catalog, while lacking a clear identity of its own. ...

 
 
 
 
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SiNKR 2 has gotten its hooks in me

As I've grown older in age, I've developed an appreciation for minimalist puzzle games. There's something so appealing about playing a title that cuts out all of the excesses of the triple-A market and hones in on the mechanics that carry...

 
 
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Wrath: Aeon of Ruin is a great mixture of old and new

Before Wrath: Aeon of Ruin was announced, Destructoid's CJ had teased me by saying, "This game has you written all over it." I was very intrigued, but CJ is a man of his word and did not break embargo. Even when I was speculating about the ...

 
 
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Samurai Shodown is another return to form for SNK

SNK has a rich history of creating arcade classics for the Neo Geo hardware. SNK was easily the biggest rival to Capcom in terms of fighting game output. The '90s saw series like Art of Fighting, Fatal Fury, and King of Fighters pop up and ...

 
 
 
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Part seas of swarming rats in A Plague Tale: Innocence

The first three chapters of A Plague Tale: Innocence paint a harrowing picture. Its vision of a 14th-century France is full of violence and death.  The Hundred Years' War and the Inquisition's looming shadow stand poised to unspool a w...

 
 
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Judgment is poised to be another hit for the Yakuza devs

As most of you readers know, I'm a big fan of the Yakuza series. Ever since my first taste with Yakuza 3, I've been hooked and have eagerly anticipated whatever game Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios teased. Even if a few of the games have disappointed...

 
 




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dephoenix

Hey so it’s time for yet another CYOA-esque series of Like the last two times I’ll be asking for some prompts in the comments, so if you feel like it leave me some BUMP #1 for you night owls

 
Lynx Amali

I heard some real interesting rumors over the Makes me wonder how long til it implodes like the old

 
Tricerapops

Happy Fathers Just an idea of how much sleep I got between yesterday and Edit: I should mention that I made it all the way to work before I even noticed

 
Parismio

#darksiders69

 
Rad Party God

As if Shin Godzilla wasnt terrifying enough as it is, there were a few deleted scenes that got disturbingly close to the victims and Godzillas flesh chunks with fucking teeth and Also it must be a lot of fun to be an extra for a disaster

 
indigit4l

Mutant Year After prologue, it got Changed to normal Cant do Charming game, I actually lold, but like XCOM the RNG sucks! Who needs this Refund

 
Goemar

Finished Gato that ending huh?

 
Shoggoth2588

A part of me is mildly, morbidly curious to try the Fallout 76 free trial thing but I feel like that would be rewarding Bethesda for the bad behavior that Fallout 76 just in It looks like the BR element is bad

 
Electric Reaper

The Fathers Day wallpaper on Roku devices is just A diamond patterned sweater vest and They need to stop overriding the wallpaper I want to

 
 

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